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ALLMedicine™ Melanocytic Nevi Center

Research & Reviews  545 results

Common benign melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin tumors among the elderly. Results of...
Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland); Gruber V, Hofmann-Wellenhof R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2023 - Benign skin tumors are the most common skin findings and contribute to the major reasons for consulting a dermatologist. However, the frequency of benign skin tumors concerning different body areas and their relationship with sun-related behavior ...

Focal melanocytic lesions of the oral mucosa: An epidemiological and morphological study.
Oral Diseases; Santana T, Queiroz A et. al.

Dec 25th, 2022 - This study aimed to analyse the clinical and histopathological characteristics of focal oral melanocytic lesions in a Brazilian reference service in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. A cross-sectional study was conducted over an 18-year period. De...

Targeting anti-apoptotic pathways eliminates senescent melanocytes and leads to nevi re...
Nature Communications; Kohli J, Ge C et. al.

Dec 24th, 2022 - Human melanocytic nevi (moles) result from a brief period of clonal expansion of melanocytes. As a cellular defensive mechanism against oncogene-induced hyperplasia, nevus-resident melanocytes enter a senescent state of stable cell cycle arrest. S...

Neuropilin-2 inhibits drug resistance and progression of melanoma involving the miR-331...
Current Molecular Pharmacology; Xie Q, Zhang R et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2022 - MicroRNAs (miRs) are small noncoding RNAs that are crucial in the development and progression of tumours. Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer and is resistant to most of the chemotherapeutic agents. However, the role of miRs in melanoma ...

Dermatological manifestations, management, and care in RASopathies.
American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part C, Seminars In... Kavamura MI, Leoni C et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2022 - RASopathies are rare genetic disorders caused by germline pathogenic variants in genes belonging to the RAS/MAPK pathway, which signals cell proliferation, differentiation, survival and death. The dysfunction of such signaling pathway causes syndr...

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Guidelines  1 results

Practical application of the new classification scheme for congenital melanocytic nevi.
Pediatric Dermatology; Price HN, O'Haver J et. al.

Oct 28th, 2014 - A new consensus-based classification of congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) has recently been proposed. It includes categories for projected adult size (PAS) and location, satellite nevi counts, and morphologic characteristics (color heterogeneity, ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Genetic Basis of Melanocytic Nevi

Nov 28th, 2022 - The objective of this protocol is to further elucidate the genetic mutations that drive melanocytic nevi (benign melanocytic neoplasms, moles). This will be performed by whole genome, whole exome, or targeted sequencing of de-identified specimens....

Dermoscopic Monitoring of Pediatric Melanocytic Nevi Regarding Pattern and Diameter Changes

Jul 19th, 2022 - Aim of our study is to show the dynamic pattern and diameter modifications in pediatric nevi. Patients who applied to the Dermatology Clinic of Istanbul Training and Research Hospital between January 2008 and January 2022, were diagnosed with pedi...

Quality of Life and Stigmatization in Children With Congenital Melanocytic Nevi Before and After Nevus Excision

Jun 2nd, 2022 - All children with CMN that will have their nevus removed in our surgical department will be asked to participate. The investigators will send a package of questionnaires to evaluate quality of life and stigmatization before nevus surgery. One year...

A Prospective Observational Study on Targeted Therapy for Unresectable or Metastatic BRAFV600E Mutant Melanoma Patients

Jun 2nd, 2022 - BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE 1.1 BACKGROUND Melanoma: overview of disease and management options Melanoma is one of the most aggressive cancers and is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths (Miller, 2006; Potrony, 2015; Ryu, 2017), with th...

Pregnancy-related Changes in Melanocytic Nevi

May 18th, 2022 - Melanocytic nevi (MN) are believed to undergo macroscopic and dermoscopic alterations during pregnancy. Possible changing features previously observed include color, pigment network, size, vascularization and the emerging of dots and globules. Rec...

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News  78 results

Shoulder lesion
MDedge Family Medicine;

Sep 8th, 2022 - A punch biopsy of the lesion was performed and the results were consistent with a dermatofibroma, which is a benign growth. Dermatofibromas may manifest as a pink papule on fair-skinned individuals or a darker brown papule in patients of color.

Treatment-Related Dermatologic AEs in Melanoma Require Careful Management

Oct 6th, 2021 - Tracey Liebman, MD Optimal management of treatment-related dermatologic adverse events (AEs) in patients with melanoma is essential for proper care, according to Tracey Liebman, MD. For the patients who develop nonspecific rash, pruritus or itch...

When Is MRI Useful in the Management of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi?

Jul 30th, 2021 - When used for appropriate patients, MRI imaging is helpful in congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) management and may help predict neurologic outcomes or drive neurosurgical intervention, results from a small multi-institutional study showed. Holly ...

When is MRI useful in the management of congenital melanocytic nevi?
Doug Brunk

Jul 28th, 2021 - When used for appropriate patients, MRI imaging is helpful in congenital melanocytic nevus (CMN) management and may help predict neurologic outcomes or drive neurosurgical intervention, results from a small multi-institutional study showed. Holly.

Melanoma: An FP’s guide to diagnosis and management
MDedge Family Medicine; Wendi Wohltmann, MD, FAAD, Jessica Servey, MD, MHPE, FAAFP

Jul 20th, 2021 - CASE A 48-year-old man comes to your clinic with a dark nevus on his right upper arm that appeared 2 months earlier. He says that the lesion has continued to grow and has bled (he thought because he initially picked at it).

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